Malcolm X quotes

 quotes - A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. Share

“A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.”

— Malcolm X

 quotes - History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals. Share

“History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.”

— Malcolm X

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“If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.”

— Malcolm X

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“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

— Malcolm X

“Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.”

— Malcolm X

“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”

— Malcolm X

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

— Malcolm X

“I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.”

— Malcolm X

“Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.”

— Malcolm X

“You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.”

— Malcolm X

“If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.”

— Malcolm X

“I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.”

— Malcolm X

“I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence.”

— Malcolm X

“I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.”

— Malcolm X

“If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.”

— Malcolm X

“You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.”

— Malcolm X

“The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.”

— Malcolm X

“I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.”

— Malcolm X

“I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.”

— Malcolm X

“Stumbling is not falling.”

— Malcolm X

“Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.”

— Malcolm X

“You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.”

— Malcolm X

“You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.”

— Malcolm X

“In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.”

— Malcolm X

“My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”

— Malcolm X

“The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”

— Malcolm X

“Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.”

— Malcolm X

“Truth is on the side of the oppressed.”

— Malcolm X

“Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.”

— Malcolm X

“America preaches integration and practices segregation.”

— Malcolm X